The Government’s plans on rental reform – published last month – have outlined the biggest changes to England’s private rental market in more than 30 years.
Spanning 82 pages, its long-awaited white paper, entitled&... read more »
Government told to lay off landlords by a leading tax and advisory consultancy.
The consultancy says that if the government continues to burden the PRS with its ever increasing legislation and tax rises then it will only end up w... read more »
Speculation in national newspapers suggests that the government is considering giving local mayors some powers over parts of the private rented sector.
The Times, Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph both report that Housing Secretary Michae... read more »
The Financial Policy Committee is withdrawing its recommendation that borrowers be tested on whether they could cope with a three per cent interest rate rise.
The Bank of England will abandon its ‘stress test’ recommendations... read more »
The build-to-rent sector accounts for a third (34%) of all new build delivery across London in 2021, research from rental platform Rentd has revealed.
The capital is a hotspot for build-to-rent, as just shy of half (48%) of the national to... read more »
Agents have voiced their reservations over aspects of the widespread rental sector reform announced by the government in the Queen’s Speech.
Yesterday the government confirmed that it would publish a White Paper ahead of a Renters Re... read more »
Tenants are piling pressure on landlords to fix a multitude of minor jobs, with boiler repairs and general wear and tear maintenance on the increase as more tenants work from home.
“In the last few years, we have witnessed people bei... read more »
The chief executive of Propertymark says a warning from agents about rents rising and stock diminishing as a result of a “hostile market” against landlords is now coming true.
Data collected from Propertymark’s members fo... read more »
The number of landlords seeking to recover debts owed to them by former tenants has risen nearly two-fold, latest figures from leading evictions specialist Landlord Action reveals.
It says that over the past 12 months the number ... read more »
In welcome news for landlords, the Government has made it easier to perform right to rent checks from April this year.
Under the new rules for right to rent, landlords now have a range of options for performing a right to rent check on pro... read more »